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New website

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on March 31, 2017 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)
Our website is moving to https://atdrpg.wordpress.com/ After several years we feel the time is right for a change and hope to be able to provide more frequent updates and in a more accessible form. Don't forget to bookmark and follow the new site. If you have any questions please let us know.

Newsletter

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on February 28, 2017 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 

 

Welcome to the first edition of 2017 of ATDRPG Matters. Our next Open Meeting will be held on Friday 3rd March, 7pm for 7.30pm in the Elmbury Room at Tewkesbury Library GL20 5NX. Our Guest speakers for the evening will be Christian Wolmar, Broadcaster, Journalist, Author AND Nigel Harris, Editor of Rail Magazine. Non-members welcome.

Complimentary light refreshments to be served beforehand.

 

UPDATES SINCE LAST MEETI...

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New Sunday Service

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on December 16, 2016 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Last Sunday saw the introduction of a new service, departing Aschurch at 10:30 for Worcester and 11:53 for Bristol Temple Meads. 33 people boarded the southbound train and 10 alighted. The photo below and others in our photo gallery are courtesy of Dan Day, Gloucester Echo.


91,000 passengers last year

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on December 7, 2016 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The latest figures show that a 4.1% increase in passengers using Ashchurch for Tewkesbury station. 91,000 per annum is the official estimate, based on ticket sales. More details here


Latest Newsletter

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on December 2, 2016 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the November edition of ATDRPG Matters. This will the last issue of 2016 so therefore we would like to this opportunity to wish you and your family a Happy Christmas and a Healthy and Prosperous New Year.

Our next Open Meeting will be held on Friday 2nd December 7 for 7.30 in the Elmbury Room at Tewkesbury Library GL20 5NX. Our Guest speaker for the evening is Richard, Lord Faulkner of Worcester introducing his latest book ...

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Open Meeting

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on November 16, 2016 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Our next meeting will be on Friday 2 December at 19:30 in the Elmbury room at Tewkesbury Library. The guest speaker will be Richard, Lord Faulkner, of Worcester.

Hope to see you there.

Silver Garden

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on October 2, 2016 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

On Thursday, 29 September 2016, John Stretton and Richard Dunn travelled to Southport, to represent Ashchurch, Tewkesbury & District Rail Promotion Group (ATDRPG) at ACoRP's Awards Dinner. They were there to discover whether the Group had been successful in their entry of the station garden in the national community rail 'It's Your Station' category.

One of 17 entries in this section, ATDRPG were delighted to receive a Silver Award for their efforts in creating a vibrant community...

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Latest Newsletter

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on August 31, 2016 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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Meeting on Friday

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on August 31, 2016 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Our next meeting is on Friday 2 September in the Elmbury Room at Tewkesbury Library, 19.00 for 19.30.

our Guest Speaker for the evening will be

 

GWR Regional Development Manager

Matt Barnes

Complimentary light refreshments to be served beforehand

 

Open To All - New Members Welcome

.*The Next Passenger Count Will Be Held On Thursday 13th October. Information Will Be Available All Day and Volunteers Are Needed For the Rota Please...

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New Sunday Service

Posted by ATDRPG Support Ashchurch station on August 31, 2016 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

ATDRPG have received the encouraging news that included in the forthcoming December timetable will be an additional Sunday Morning service. Leaving Bristol Temple Meads at 9.20 the Great Western Train service will call at Filton Abbeywood, Bristol Parkway, Yate, Cam and Dursley, Gloucester, Cheltenham Spa arriving at Ashchurch for Tewkesbury at 10.30 and onward to Worcester Shrub Hill for 10.51. The service will offer connections to Birmingham (arriving 11.37) and the North, Malvern and the C...

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